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U.S. Leading Economic Index decreased by 0.6% in April 2024

05/17/24 10:00AM - The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. decreased by 0.6 percent in April 2024 to 101.8 (2016=100), after decreasing by 0.3 percent in March. Over the six-month period between October 2023 and April 2024, the LEI contracted by 1.9 percent—a smaller decrease than its 3.5 percent decline over the previous …more…

April 2024 Industrial Production unch%, Capacity Utilization moved down to 78.4%

05/16/24 09:15AM - Industrial production was little changed in April. Manufacturing output decreased 0.3 percent; excluding motor vehicles and parts, manufacturing output edged down 0.1 percent. The index for mining fell 0.6 percent, and the index for utilities rose 2.8 percent. At 102.8 percent of its 2017 average, total industrial production in April was …more…

April 2024 Housing Starts Increased 5.7%, Permits down 3.0%

05/16/24 08:30AM - Building Permits
Privately‐owned housing units authorized by building permits in April were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,440,000. This is 3.0 percent below the revised March rate of 1,485,000 and is 2.0 percent below the April 2023 rate of 1,470,000. Single‐family authorizations in April were at a rate of 976,000; this is 0.8 …more…

Philadelphia Fed Mfg Outlook Activity weakened in May 2024

05/16/24 08:30AM - Manufacturing activity in the region weakened overall, according to the firms responding to the May Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey. The survey's indicators for current general activity, new orders, and shipments all declined, with the latter two turning negative. The employment index suggests declines in employment overall. Both …more…

Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims Decrease 10,000 to 222,000

05/16/24 08:30AM - In the week ending May 11, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 222,000, a decrease of 10,000
from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 1,000 from 231,000 to 232,000. The
4-week moving average was 217,750, an increase of 2,500 from the previous week's revised average. …more…

Treasury International Capital Data for March 2024

05/15/24 04:00PM - The U.S. Department of the Treasury today released Treasury International Capital (TIC) data for March 2024. The sum total in March of all net foreign acquisitions of long-term securities, short-term U.S. securities, and banking flows was a net TIC inflow of $102.1 billion. Of this, net foreign private inflows were $30.3 billion, and net …more…

Business Inventories down 0.1% in March 2024

05/15/24 10:00AM - The combined value of distributive trade sales and manufacturers’ shipments for March, adjusted for seasonal and trading day differences but not for price changes, was estimated at $1,858.0 billion, down 0.1 percent (±0.2 percent)* from February 2024 and was up 2.1 percent (±0.4 percent) from …more…

NAHB Builder Confidence down 6 points to 45 in May 2024

05/15/24 10:00AM - With mortgage rates averaging above 7% for the past four weeks per data from Freddie Mac, builder sentiment posted its first decline since November 2023.

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes was 45 in May, down six points from April, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. …more…

Real Average Hourly Earnings decreased 0.2% in April 2024

05/15/24 08:30AM - All employees

Real average hourly earnings for all employees decreased 0.2 percent from March to April, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. This result stems from an increase of 0.2 percent in average hourly earnings combined with an increase of 0.3 …more…

U.S. Retail Sales for April 2024 unch%, Ex-Auto up 0.2%

05/15/24 08:30AM - Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for April 2024, adjusted for seasonal variation and holiday and trading-day differences, but not for price changes, were $705.2 billion, virtually unchanged (±0.4 percent)* from the previous month, but up 3.0 percent (±0.5 percent) above April 2023. Total sales for the February 2024 …more…